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Re: git-send-email

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: git-send-email
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 21:08:42 +0300

> From: Kévin Le Gouguec <kevin.legouguec@gmail.com>
> Cc: schwab@linux-m68k.org,  alan@idiocy.org,  hi-angel@yandex.ru,
>   stefan@marxist.se,  emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 19:59:37 +0200
> > So do we, see CONTRIBUTE.  We just ask that git-send-email be used
> > after formatting the patch explicitly, so that all its decorations
> > appear in the email body.  If nothing else, this facilitates including
> > unrelated discussions with the patch without risking them winding up
> > in the repository.
> Mmm, now that you mention it, I'm confused.  Here's what we say in
> > To email a patch you can use a shell command like 'git format-patch -1'
> > to create a file, and then attach the file to your email.  This nicely
> > packages the patch's commit message and changes.  To send just one
> > such patch without additional remarks, you can use a command like
> > 'git send-email --to=bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org 0001-DESCRIPTION.patch'.
> I just tried to git-send-email --to=myself a patch file generated from
> git-format-patch, and the email I received looks just like what
> Konstantin sent to the bug list, i.e.

Then maybe we should remove that sentence.

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